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Coming Together

When

April 19, 2013, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where

Fralin Biomedical Research Institute, R3012
2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA 24016

TEDMED is a multidisciplinary community of innovators and leaders who share a common determination to create a better future in health and medicine. This program features brilliant short talks and stunning artistic performances that celebrate the power of unexpected connections to create important new possibilities. Join the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute on April 16-19 as we live broadcast this year’s TEDMED program in our third-floor conference center.

Speakers for this session include:

Richard Payne
Physician Richard Payne of Duke Divinity School approaches pain and suffering from moral, ethical, religious, and medical perspectives.

Erin Barker
Founders of The Story Collider Ben Lillie and Erin Barker will show us how storytelling is sound medicine.

Ben Lillie
Founders of The Story Collider Ben Lillie and Erin Barker will show us how storytelling is sound medicine.

Raghava KK
Painter and featured TED speaker Raghava KK shares his newest art, which adopts brainwave technology to help shift biases that limit us.

Eli Beer
EMT Eli Beer re-imagined first response and the power of community in an emergency and saved 40,000 lives this year alone. He tells us how.

Victor Wang
Can virtual companions help ease our caregiving crisis? Former NASA space telerobotics Victor Wang brings joy to geriatrics.

For additional details about the speakers and their topics, visit the TEDMED site.

Additional Details

This is a free event. The host is Michael Friedlander, PhD. For more information, please call 540-526-2001, or send an e-mail.

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